Alumna’s Political Science Role on the Rise

Inside USD -- When Cathy Wineinger entered the Grace Courtroom in USD’s Warren Hall for class last spring, she became a different person.

Wineinger assumed the political role of Michele Bachmann, a Republican congresswoman from Minnesota — and at the time, a 2012 presidential hopeful — in a political science course taught by College of Arts and Sciences Associate Dean and Professor Noelle Norton. The class offered a simulation of Congress’ inner workings so students could gain a deeper understanding. (Full Story)